Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : June | Volume : 11 | Issue : 6 | Page : TD01 - TD02

Atypical Imaging Features of a Simple Intramuscular Lipoma TD01-TD02

Umamageswari Amirthalingam

Correspondence
Dr. Umamageswari Amirthalingam,
26B, Vaigai Street, Vasanth Nagar, Muthialpet, Puducherry-605003, India.
E-mail: dr_amirthauma@yahoo.co.in

Lipoma is a benign tumour of mesenchymal tissue which closely resembles normal fat even histologically but for its biochemical and ultrastructural differences. Simple lipoma presents as a mass which resembles fat on all the imaging modalities. Atypical lipoma, lipoma variants and liposarcoma show specific imaging features. We report this case due to the varied imaging appearance of a simple lipoma. A 52-year-old lady presented with history of swelling along the anterior aspect of thigh. Sonography, CT and MRI had done which revealed an atypical lipoma; however excision biopsy proved to be a simple lipoma.